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Newspapers on sale in downtown Rangoon are filled with images fo reently released political prisoners including leading dissidents from the 88 Generation Students and ethnic and opposition parties. Whilst the notorious Press Scrutiny Board appears to have relaxed censorship in allowing journalists to more freely report political issues previously deemed too sensitive, the draconian press laws still remain in place and can result in lengthy prison sentences should the authorities decide
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Newspapers on sale in downtown Rangoon are filled with images fo reently released political prisoners including leading dissidents from the 88 Generation Students and ethnic and opposition parties. Whilst  the notorious Press Scrutiny Board appears to have relaxed censorship in allowing journalists to more freely report political issues previously deemed too sensitive, the draconian press laws still remain in place and can result in lengthy prison sentences should the authorities decide